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NOCERA: Peering Through the Haze

Yes, teens are better off if they never inhale nicotine. But equating smoking cigarettes with inhaling e-cigarettes, as the C.D.C. is doing in its messaging around teen tobacco use, is a huge disservice to public health. On the scale of potential harms,
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2015 23:23

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our view: State regulation needed for e-cigarettes

Despite industry claims to the contrary, the distribution of samples can be seen as recruiting users, adults and teens alike. This is not a business issue. It’s a public health issue — and one that needs a statewide response now.
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:33

[Montana] Bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors headed to governor

A bill that would ban minors in Montana from purchasing electronic cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers is on its way to the governor's desk after the House passed the measure Tuesday. The House cleared Senate Bill 66 by a vote of 72-28.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 17, 2015 16:20

[New York] 8 Niagara stores fined for selling tobacco to minors

The eight fines totaled $6,500. The Health Department can impose fines ranging from $350 to $2,500 for each offense, and the stores must conduct compliance training for their workers, monitored by the Health Department.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:19

Public support for raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 in the United States

demonstrates broad public support for raising the sales age of tobacco to 21 and will help facilitate wide dissemination of initiatives to increase the legal purchase age at national, state and local levels. Increasing public awareness about the susceptib
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 16:04

GLANTZ: What to do about the fact that e-cig use among kids is exploding

Given that meaningful regulation of e-cigarettes by the FDA is years away, what should we do about it? Include e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws. / E-cigarettes should be included in all tobacco control media campaigns. / Tax e-cigarettes at levels
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:59
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E-cigarette use TRIPLED among teenagers in just one year, study reveals

Around two million high school students admitted to buying vaporizers in 2014 - more than triple the 660,000 recorded the year before. But smoking of traditional cigarettes plummeted to about nine per cent.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:29

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year

E-cigarettes are booming among U.S. teens, with nearly 2.5 million middle and high school students now choosing to "vape" rather than smoke traditional cigarettes or indulge in other forms of tobacco, federal health officials reported Thursday.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 17, 2015 14:02

The associations between exposure to tobacco coupons and predictors of smoking behaviours among US youth

Tobacco coupons may promote smoking and hinder smoking cessation among youth. Regulating tobacco coupons may reduce youth smoking in the USA. Further research is needed to determine the effect of tobacco coupons on youth tobacco use globally.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 13:14

[New Jersey] E-cigarette use triples among teenagers, feds say

This finding should “raise alarm bells for parents and educators,” said Mitch Zeller...The threefold increase is “astounding and concerning,” he said.... “All the good news is being threatened by the bad news of this dramatic use of electronic cigarettes
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 17, 2015 12:19
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